The Maritime Northwest is this course’s focus. Participants are invited from around Western Washington.
The 21 Acres Center for Local Food and Sustainable Living in Woodinville 13701 NE 171st St. Woodinville, WA 98072 Carpooling encouraged and coordinated.
The 21 Acres Center for Local Food and Sustainable Living in Woodinville, Washington is a nonprofit learning center and living laboratory focusing on organic agriculture, sustainable living and green building technologies. We are excited to have the course where there are so many great examples to look at.
March 12-13, March 19-20 April 9-10, April 23-24 May 7-8, May 21-22
Will include Beacon Hill Food Forest and other noteworthy sites in the area. We will do walks in the neighborhood to assess and design private and public spaces.
Will self-select into teams on the 2nd weekend and come up with a list of places to design. Designs will be presented the last weekend of the course. This grounds everyone in PDC design methodology.
The course fee does not include meals. The participants will self-organize into six teams, each of which provides the food for one weekend (mostly pre-prepared at home).
For out-of-town participants. We are looking for home-stays in the Woodinville/-Seattle area for people coming from out of town. Some of the homestay options may include a modest cost.
There will be a reading and watching list prior to the course as well as homework, team designs, and research projects in between course sessions.
Course tuition includes all instruction, course materials and the Permaculture Design Course Certificate. Sliding Scale Tuition: $900 - $1,200 Single Days: $100 A limited number of partial work-trades are available. Inquire for particulars. Some partial scholarships are available. Refund policy. $100 is non-refundable. The rest will be refunded if cancellation is prior to two weeks before start date. Full refund if course cancels.
Contact Michael Pilarski